Malaysia

  • Saifuddin: Malaysia needs caring govt, PM to tackle Covid-19 pandemic

    15 hours ago

    Saifuddin: Malaysia needs caring govt, PM to tackle Covid-19 pandemic

    KOTA KINABALU, Sept 23 — Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah believes that Malaysia needs a caring government and Prime Minister at a time the...

  • PAS challenges Anwar to name MPs allegedly backing him

    17 hours ago

    PAS challenges Anwar to name MPs allegedly backing him

    PUTRAJAYA, Sept 23 — PAS said none of its 18 MPs are supporting PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim who claimed today that he had majority MP support to form a new...

  • PM: Anwar must prove he has the numbers, Perikatan stays the government until then

    20 hours ago

    PM: Anwar must prove he has the numbers, Perikatan stays the government until then

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said he remained the prime minister and Perikatan Nasional was still the government until Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar...

  • Perikatan refutes Anwar’s claims of majority parliamentary support

    20 hours ago

    Perikatan refutes Anwar’s claims of majority parliamentary support

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The Perikatan Nasional (PN) coalition has refuted claims made by PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim that he has the numbers to form a government. In...

  • Talks ongoing on full border reopening with Malaysia, says Singapore taskforce

    17 hours ago

    Talks ongoing on full border reopening with Malaysia, says Singapore taskforce

    SINGAPORE, Sept 23 — Discussions on the reopening of border with Malaysia are ongoing, according to co-chairperson of Singapore’s Multi-ministry Taskforce on Covid-19,...

  • Ismail Sabri to ‘pink tag’ pranksters: This is not a joke (VIDEO)

    17 hours ago

    Ismail Sabri to ‘pink tag’ pranksters: This is not a joke (VIDEO)

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — I don’t know why it’s even a thing, but there is a viral video from a social media personality showing him wearing a pink tag while eating at a...

  • Senate passes 10 bills before ending second meeting

    16 hours ago

    Senate passes 10 bills before ending second meeting

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Amendments to the minimum debt threshold value and heavier penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol are among the significant matters...

  • Ku Nan to know fate in RM2m bribery trial on Nov 17

    19 hours ago

    Ku Nan to know fate in RM2m bribery trial on Nov 17

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The High Court will decide on November 17 former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor’s guilt or innocence on his charge...

  • 2020 National Environment Day highlights electrical, electronic waste disposal

    16 hours ago

    2020 National Environment Day highlights electrical, electronic waste disposal

    PUTRAJAYA, Sept 23 — The National Environment Day 2020 celebration will take place in the new normal and highlight key messages on proper disposal of electrical and electronic...

  • Hajiji pledges to continue developing tourism in Sulaman

    17 hours ago

    Hajiji pledges to continue developing tourism in Sulaman

    TUARAN, Sept 23 — The Perikatan Nasional (PN) candidate for Sulaman, Datuk Hajiji Noor, has said he will intensify tourism development if re-elected as its assemblyman on...

  • Warisan’s Sindumin candidate under quarantine pending Covid-19 swab test result

    18 hours ago

    Warisan’s Sindumin candidate under quarantine pending Covid-19 swab test result

    KOTA KINABALU, Sept 23 — Parti Warisan Sabah’s Sindumin candidate, Dr Yusof Yacob, has been placed under home-quarantine while waiting for the result of his Covid-19 swab...

  • Anwar’s claim tantamount to ‘sabotaging’ country, says MCA chief

    18 hours ago

    Anwar’s claim tantamount to ‘sabotaging’ country, says MCA chief

    SANDAKAN, Sept 23 — MCA president Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong said today that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s claim to have the majority in parliament to form a new government was...

  • Agong confirms postponed audience with Anwar, Dr Wan Azizah due to ill health

    20 hours ago

    Agong confirms postponed audience with Anwar, Dr Wan Azizah due to ill health

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The audience of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin...

  • In heartfelt video, ex-CJ Malanjum says Opposition did little for Sabah in 55 years

    19 hours ago

    In heartfelt video, ex-CJ Malanjum says Opposition did little for Sabah in 55 years

    KOTA KINABALU, Sept 23 — Openly stumping for the Warisan state government, former chief justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum said that previous administrations may have been in...

  • Sarawak govt to spur development in Serian division, says CM

    19 hours ago

    Sarawak govt to spur development in Serian division, says CM

    SERIAN, Sept 23 ― Serian Division would have a bright future with its fast and well structured development, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today. He...

  • Sabah polls: Covid-19 prevention guidelines in force, says EC

    19 hours ago

    Sabah polls: Covid-19 prevention guidelines in force, says EC

    KOTA KINABALU, Sept 23 ― The Guidelines on Prevention of Covid-19 issued on September 11 are in force throughout the Sabah state election process in accordance with the recovery...

  • Concrete slab crash on SUKE: CIDB to probe three main aspects

    18 hours ago

    Concrete slab crash on SUKE: CIDB to probe three main aspects

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 ― The Malaysian Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) will investigate three main aspects regarding the incident in which a parapet wall slab from...

  • PKR sec-gen: Zahid’s statement admitting Umno MPs’ support for Anwar ‘confirms’ Perikatan’s fall

    20 hours ago

    PKR sec-gen: Zahid’s statement admitting Umno MPs’ support for Anwar ‘confirms’ Perikatan’s fall

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s statement that several lawmakers from his party will back Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to form a new...

  • Muhyiddin announces new KitaPrihatin package for bottom, middle-income groups

    22 hours ago

    Muhyiddin announces new KitaPrihatin package for bottom, middle-income groups

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today announced new packages for Malayia’s middle income group and the bottom 40 per cent wage earners treading...

  • PM announces reopening of GKP applications with RM600m allocation

    20 hours ago

    PM announces reopening of GKP applications with RM600m allocation

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The government will reopen applications for the Prihatin Special Grant (GKP) from October 1 to 31, 2020, with an allocation of about RM600 million. Prime...

  • Ministry fines company RM20,000 for selling overpriced face masks in Johor

    18 hours ago

    Ministry fines company RM20,000 for selling overpriced face masks in Johor

    JOHOR BARU, Sept 23 ― A company in a supermarket in Kulai, near here, was slapped with a RM20,000 compound fine two days ago for selling face masks above the ceiling price...

  • Anwar’s claim just a political gimmick, desperate move, says Hajiji

    19 hours ago

    Anwar’s claim just a political gimmick, desperate move, says Hajiji

    TUARAN, Sept 23 — Sabah Bersatu chief Datuk Hajiji Noor has described PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s claim that he had garnered a strong majority support to form a...

  • IGP: Bukit Aman sets up task force to monitor police integrity

    20 hours ago

    IGP: Bukit Aman sets up task force to monitor police integrity

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — A special task force has been set up to ensure the integrity of personal records, service profile and data of each police personnel, says...

  • Sarawak CM pays last respects to the late Bayoi

    20 hours ago

    Sarawak CM pays last respects to the late Bayoi

    SERIAN, Sept 23 ― Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today paid his last respects to the late Datuk Frederick Bayoi Manggie at his residence here. Also present...

  • Track record as Kinabatangan MP puts Bung Moktar ahead of the pack in Lamag

    20 hours ago

    Track record as Kinabatangan MP puts Bung Moktar ahead of the pack in Lamag

    SANDAKAN, Sept 23 ― While Barisan Nasional (BN) Sabah chairman, Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin may leave a negative impression on people from the way he speaks in Dewan Rakyat...

  • DIGP: 72 police reports lodged over Mohamaddin’s allegation on Lahad Datu intrusion

    20 hours ago

    DIGP: 72 police reports lodged over Mohamaddin’s allegation on Lahad Datu intrusion

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — A total of 72 police reports have been lodged against Warisan leader Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi for allegedly saying the intrusion by terrorists in Lahad...

  • Anwar only thinks of becoming PM, says Wan Junaidi

    20 hours ago

    Anwar only thinks of becoming PM, says Wan Junaidi

    KUCHING, Sept 23 — Santubong MP Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said today that Parti Keadilan Rakyat president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was not thinking of the country’s...

  • PAS MP mocks Anwar’s takeover claim as ‘comedic relief’

    21 hours ago

    PAS MP mocks Anwar’s takeover claim as ‘comedic relief’

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Pasir Mas MP Ahmad Fadhil Shaari has laughed off Pakatan Harapan chairman Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s claim of securing the needed support to take over...

  • Sabah polls should not be seen as referendum on federal government

    21 hours ago

    Sabah polls should not be seen as referendum on federal government

    COMMENTARY, Sept 23 — With the campaign period ending on Friday night, rival parties in the Sabah state election are desperately scrambling for support as none has the lead. The...

  • GPS solid as ever with Muhyiddin, PBB reps insist after Anwar claims majority in parliament

    21 hours ago

    GPS solid as ever with Muhyiddin, PBB reps insist after Anwar claims majority in parliament

    KUCHING, Sept 23 — Two Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu leaders (PBB) have denied that Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) has shifted its allegiance to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, who...

  • Despite Anwar’s claim, it’s work as usual for PM Muhyiddin

    21 hours ago

    Despite Anwar’s claim, it’s work as usual for PM Muhyiddin

    PUTRAJAYA, Sept 23 — The Cabinet meeting presided by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at Perdana Putra proceeded as usual today, despite the news over a claim that his...

  • GPS denies any involvement with Anwar’s bid to form fed govt, pledges support to Muhyiddin

    21 hours ago

    GPS denies any involvement with Anwar’s bid to form fed govt, pledges support to Muhyiddin

    KUCHING, Sept 23 — Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) has denied any link up with Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to form a new federal government,...

  • Sabah polls: Police can deal with any threat, says DIGP

    21 hours ago

    Sabah polls: Police can deal with any threat, says DIGP

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Police are capable of tackling any threat in the Sabah state election, including the reported plan by foreign elements to disrupt polling on Saturday,...